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    Can't see videos

    When I or someone else posts a video, I'm just seeing a black space. Never had that problem before that I can recall, and I don't know how to troubleshoot it.
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    Right click, and you should be given the link to the video at the original location where it will work.
    http://thepoliticalforums.com/threads/120290-Vodafone-denies-5G-coronavirus-connection

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    old problem went away has now reappeared. Only happens in Explorer -- if I go to Chrome or Firefox the black box isnt' there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Standing Wolf View Post
    When I or someone else posts a video, I'm just seeing a black space. Never had that problem before that I can recall, and I don't know how to troubleshoot it.
    Perhaps this can help: https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/...ernet-explorer
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lummy View Post
    Right click, and you should be given the link to the video at the original location where it will work.
    Tried that. All I get is a link to the thread.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Who View Post
    Thanks, Doc. Maybe I'll try to update Explorer later. For now, I just did as DG suggested and downloaded Chrome, and now I can see the videos.

    Thanks to all!
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    Yeah I have the same going on too. Then I tried posting video from Edge. Still comes up with a blackbox.
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    Yea I know, it started again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    old problem went away has now reappeared. Only happens in Explorer -- if I go to Chrome or Firefox the black box isnt' there.
    not so. I just tried to play a video posted in a thread in both IE and Goggle. Black screen in one (IE) and nothing in Google
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